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'Daily Voting News' For February 04, 2008

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org Tomorrow will be a busy day for "Daily Voting News". Depending on the number of reports of failures of voting machines around the country we may send out two issues of the news tomorrow. One will be around Noon Pacific and the second at our regular 4PM Pacific time. Let's hope that this will not be necessary and that there are no reports of poll sites that didn't open on time, long lines due to machine failures, voters turned away from the polls without voting due, "vote flipping", or any other malfunctions or "glitches".

Two days ago, in this space, I talked about Liberty voting machines and how they had been banned even in their home country, The Netherlands. Late this afternoon a judge in New York found that the state must allow these same machines to be sold in the state. Maybe the judge needs to take a trip and talk to officials in The Netherlands, Germany and Ireland?...

  • NAtional: CBS: Little e-voting accountability on Super Tuesday LINK
  • NAtional: Q&A: For e-voting, Holt looks to undo HAVA's havoc LINK
  • NAtional: Internet Voting Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love having the whole world know exactly how I voted LINK
  • NAtional: Many Senior Citizens in Nursing Homes Will Not Be Voting Super Tuesday LINK
  • AZ: Cochise County - Web cam to give local voters close look at ballot-counting LINK
  • CA: Voting should be more secure this year LINK
  • CA: Don't wait up Tuesday night LINK
  • CA: Butte and Glenn Counties - Paper ballots expected to yield slower election results LINK
  • CA: Los Angeles County - Extra ballot bubble in LA County concerns voting-rights group LINK
  • CA: Monterey County - Delayed election results predicted LINK
  • CA: Orange County - Election buzz inspires more poll volunteers LINK
  • CA: Riverside County - Paper ballots to make election night a long one LINK
  • CA: San Diego County - Out of touch: Voting machines sit idle LINK
  • CA: Tulare County - Tulare County vote totals may be delayed Security measures issued to prevent hacking into machines LINK
  • FL: Florida Voters Sign Sworn Statements as to How They Voted LINK
  • GA: State ready for first real test of voter ID law, official says LINK
  • GA: Electronic Votes Questioned LINK
  • IL: Knox County - Officials expect smooth election day Voting machines already on site LINK
  • IN: BMV warns 90,000 that licenses, IDs might be revoked LINK
  • NJ: Opinion - Reimburse for ballot backup LINK
  • NJ: Vulnerability in Voting Machines LINK
  • NY: DREs Take It To Court Court Asked to Reverse State Ruling Eliminating DREs Judge Expected to Rule on 2/4/8 LINK
  • OH: Butler County - Voters trip themselves up Human error accounts for a large number of provisional ballots not being counted, election officials say. LINK
  • TX: Milam County - No lease fees for electronic voting equipment LINK
  • India: US Democrats in India will also vote Tuesday LINK
  • Ireland: Dublin pub to ballot for US nominee LINK
  • Ireland: E-voting cost €850,000 last year LINK
  • **"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or OpEdNews.Com**

     

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